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Bass Battle: “Finding Myself” Live Looping Solo Bass
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Bass Battle: “Finding Myself” Live Looping Solo Bass

Iuliu-Bogdan Diaconeasa, aka “Bass Battle”, has released the fifth video in his series of live looping bass compositions. “Finding Myself” is a solo bass song that slowly layers up, eventually adding chords, bass, melody and percussion. Check it out:

Chad Villar: All Bass Cover of Stevie Wonder’s “Isn’t She Lovely”
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Chad Villar: All Bass Cover of Stevie Wonder’s “Isn’t She Lovely”

Last year, we featured an incredible all-bass cover of Stevie Wonder’s “Isn’t She Lovely” by Victor Wooten. No Treble reader Chad Villar recently shared his own solo bass performance of the tune. Here’s Chad’s note: Here’s my humble rendition of a classic tune by Stevie Wonder. I was inspired after seeing Victor Wooten play his own version of this beautiful...

Simon Fitzpatrick: All Bass Cover of Bastille’s “Pompeii”
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Simon Fitzpatrick: All Bass Cover of Bastille’s “Pompeii”

It is always great to share a new video by bassist Simon Fitzpatrick. This time around, Simon performs his solo bass arrangement of the Bastille tune “Pompeii”. I wasn’t familiar with that tune, so I checked out the original. And then I was even more impressed with Simon’s performance. If you’re interested, here’s the original:

Adam Ben Ezra: Intro
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Adam Ben Ezra: Intro

Adam Ben Ezra – one of our favorite bassists here at No Treble HQ – sent us his latest video. Once again, he blew us away with his music, bass skills… and cinematography. For this video, Adam is playing his new Nick Lloyd 5-string double bass. The tune is named “Intro” is an original composition featuring the bass running through...

Adam Stevens: “Let’s Get It On” All-Bass Cover
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Adam Stevens: “Let’s Get It On” All-Bass Cover

Marvin Gaye’s tune “Let’s Get It On” featured one the great Motown bass lines, played by Wilton Felder. Bassist Adam Stevens took the tune, his bass and a looper, and made it his own. Once again, Adam turns in an amazing all-bass performance.

Federico Malaman: “Do I Do” Bass Cover
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Federico Malaman: “Do I Do” Bass Cover

Federico Malaman just nails these all bass covers. Here’s a new one from him, performing his take on Stevie Wonder’s “Do I Do”. Federico is playing his Laurus bass through an MXR M82 Bass Envelope Filter and a Boss RC3 Loop Station.

Evan Marien: Eldridge Mach 2
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Evan Marien: Eldridge Mach 2

Whenever Evan Marien shares a new video with us, I usually stop what I’m doing to watch it. Here’s Evan’s latest, “Eldridge Mach 2” – a tune he wrote and performed using his bass, a looper, a Hot Hand and a laptop. It all adds up to some pretty incredible sounds coming from a bass.

Molten Voltage Introduces OZ Looper Controller
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Molten Voltage Introduces OZ Looper Controller

Molten Voltage has released the OZ Looper Controller, a pedal that works in tandem with the Strymon Timeline Delay to offer advanced use of its MIDI capabilities. The OZ connects with a single MIDI cable to access and control the TimeLine’s Reverse, Half-Speed/Double-Speed, Undo, and Redo functions. The OZ also has single-press, soft-touch recording and play back, meaning that you...

Adam Stevens: Solo Bass Loop Arrangement of Bootsy Collins’ “I’d Rather Be With You”
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Adam Stevens: Solo Bass Loop Arrangement of Bootsy Collins’ “I’d Rather Be With You”

Adam Stevens has impressed us in the past with his solo bass arrangements, but I’m not sure I’ve enjoyed any more than this one. Here’s Adam’s arrangement of “I’d Rather Be With You”, from Bootsy Collins’ 1976 album Stretchin’ Out In Bootsy’s Rubber Band.

Digitech Announces JamMan Express XT Looping Pedal
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Digitech Announces JamMan Express XT Looping Pedal

Digitech has expanded their looping pedal lineup with introduction of the JamMan Express XT, a pared down pedal built for simplicity. The pedal sports one knob for adjusting the loop level with a footswitch for controlling the looping process. Three colored LEDs display what mode you’re in – Record, Dub, or Play – which are toggled by stepping on the...

Victor Wooten: 2013 NAMM Performance
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Victor Wooten: 2013 NAMM Performance

The NAMM Show is one of the highlights of our year… like a family reunion of sorts. But it is massive, and so we often miss many of the great performances that take place on the show’s floor. (Hey, we’re not lying when we say we’re working… at least not completely.) Thankfully, there’s video to show us what we missed....

Federico Malaman: “Smells Like Teen Spirit” Solo Bass Performance
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Federico Malaman: “Smells Like Teen Spirit” Solo Bass Performance

During the 2010 EuroBassDay, Federico Malaman – armed with a Laurus bass and a looper – showcased his solo bass skills at the Tecamp and Laurus booth. Federico took Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” and made it his own great all-bass performance.